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detail

Art a small or accessory section or element in a painting, building, statue, etc., esp when considered in isolation

detail

A small or secondary part of a painting, statue, building, or other work of art, especially when considered or represented in isolation.
See also: Design drawing

Detail

 

(Russian nariad ), a subunit or group of military servicemen in a military unit, on a ship, or in a garrison who are appointed to stand routine garrison, guard, or garrison duty or to perform various administrative jobs. Standard details are assigned for 24 hours, whereas administrative and other jobs are for periods determined by the commander.

detail

[′dē‚tāl]
(graphic arts)
The extent to which image elements that are close together can be individually distinguished.

detail

1. A minor section of an architectural design or concept.
2. A drawing, at a larger scale, of a part of another drawing, indicating in detail the design, location, composition, and correlation of the elements and materials shown.
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Detailed instructions were added relative to the address of a reply, which, although they betrayed the intervention of several hands, and made it difficult to arrive at any very probable conclusion in reference to her place of concealment, made it at least not unlikely that she had written from that spot where she was stated to have been seen.
From these and such like considerations, which might, if consistent with prudence, be more amplified and detailed, it is easy to see that jealousies and uneasinesses may gradually slide into the minds and cabinets of other nations, and that we are not to expect that they should regard our advancement in union, in power and consequence by land and by sea, with an eye of indifference and composure.
Some of these, as he detailed them, interested and bewildered me; although, perhaps, the terms, and the general manner of the narration had their weight.
As we reached the open the two female guards who had been detailed to watch over Dejah Thoris hurried up and made as though to assume custody of her once more.
They disarmed him and ordered him to climb to the rump of one of the horses, and then the two who had been detailed to guard him turned and rode back toward the South, while the others continued their pursuit of Abdul Kamak.
And so now as he dwelt on what was probably awaiting him at the end of this distressful drive - John, who saw things little, remembered them less, and could not have described them at all, beheld in his mind's-eye the garden of the Lodge, detailed as in a map; he went to and fro in it, feeding his terrors; he saw the hollies, the snowy borders, the paths where he had sought Alan, the high, conventual walls, the shut door - what
The second stranger merits a more detailed description.
Look here"--to the artilleryman--"we're detailed here clearing people out of their houses.
Faria, as we have said, without having recovered the use of his hand and foot, had regained all the clearness of his understanding, and had gradually, besides the moral instructions we have detailed, taught his youthful companion the patient and sublime duty of a prisoner, who learns to make something from nothing.
Even at this moment, as I think of you, I feel cheered, for always I can write letters to you, and put into them what I am feeling, and receive from you detailed answers.
Mordaunt remembered that Cromwell had told him he had had no detailed account, and he was now quite convinced that the general had been present at the execution, hidden behind some screen or curtain.
In the course of our ride, during which he did nothing but converse on your beauty and merit, he gave me a detailed narrative of his life.